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2020 Fantasy Football “DOs” and “DON’Ts”: Draft Edition

Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey (22) celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the New Orleans Saints on Dec. 29, 2019.

By Jack Clay, Staff Writer

August 27, 2020

As fantasy drafts begin to take place, I’m here to help you get through yours by presenting my 100% accurate and totally reliable Do’s and Don’ts for this year’s draft.

Waiver Wire Weekly: Crucial additions for fantasy playoffs

Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick fights off Eagles defenders in the third quarter. The Eagles were called for roughing the passer on the play.

By Adin Link, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

Only a select few fantasy teams remain as playoff season begins. With late-season injuries taking their toll, these players could prove vital to keeping your season alive.

Waiver Wire Weekly: Ride out Scarbrough, Hines during final byes

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield scrambles out of the pocket looking for a receiver in the first half, Nov. 14, 2019, at FirstEnergy Stadium.

By Adin Link, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

If your fantasy football team needs one last win to secure a spot in the playoffs, look to these players to step up during the NFL’s final bye week.

Waiver Wire Weekly: As injury bug exits, playoff push enters

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Nick Foles (7) looks for a receiver during his opening drive Sunday, Sept. 8.

By Adin Link, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

Ten weeks have come and gone in the fantasy season and with so few matchups left in the fantasy season, every move from here on out is crucial.

Waiver Wire Weekly: Ride Carr, Jones to victory

Ronald Jones rushed for a career-high 75 yards in the Bucs' 31-17 loss to the San Francisco 49ers Sunday at Raymond James Stadium.

By Adin Link, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

With a season-high six teams on bye during a crucial week in fantasy football, managers need to think outside the box in order to win.

Waiver Wire Weekly: Struggling quarterbacks could make key additions

Daniel Jones (8) of the New York Giants throws a second-half pass against the Detroit Lions on Sunday, Oct. 27, at Ford Field in Detroit. The Lions won the game 31-26.

By Adin Link, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

With the playoffs just around the corner and four teams on bye, these players could prove crucial to fantasy owners looking to make a final postseason push.

Waiver Wire Weekly: Johnson, Stills in line for elevated work

Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins prepares to pass during the NFL game against the Detroit Lions on Oct. 20 in Detroit.

By Adin Link, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

With injuries to fantasy cogs Kerryon Johnson and Will Fuller, replacements Ty Johnson and Kenny Stills are must-adds in every league.

Waiver Wire Weekly: Williams, Tate could serve as crucial fill-ins

Carolina Panthers outside linebacker Thomas Davis (58) brings down Green Bay Packers running back Jamaal Williams (30).

By Adin Link, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

If your fantasy team is suffering through the bye weeks of Christian McCaffery and Odell Beckham Jr., these fill-in players could help make sure you stay in the playoff hunt.

Waiver Wire Weekly: No superstars, no problem

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston (3) attempts a pass during the first quarter against the New York Giants on Sept. 22 in Tampa, Florida.

By Adin Link, Staff Writer

October 1, 2019

With another week of NFL action in the books, here is the latest slate of players available to bolster your fantasy football squad. Last week we featured breakout players like Jacoby Brissett, Darrel Williams and Will Dissly. This week we focus on a slew of of Bucs and Steelers after big performances in Week 4.

Waiver Wire Weekly: Quick fixes for the injury bug

Kansas City Chiefs running back Darrel Williams (31) is stopped by Green Bay Packers defensive back Raven Greene (36) in the second quarter during a preseason game on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, at Arrowhead Stadiumin Kansas City, Missouri.

By Adam Link, Staff Writer

September 24, 2019

Injuries, releases and retirements thrust up-and-coming stars into the spotlight in the NFL’s week three, so pick up these little-known studs to fill the holes left by a brutal week.

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